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Day after 'sinking' threat, North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

Day after 'sinking' threat, North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

She also reiterated China's position that sanctions on North Korea are only effective if paired with talks. The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned the launch of yet another ballistic missile by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and called on the country?s leadership to halt such activities and explore resumption of honest dialogue on denuclearisation.



Hurricane Maria strengthens to Category 4 storm

Maria is now a hurricane, and forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said Sunday it could be near major hurricane intensity when it affects portions of the Virgin Islands and Leeward Islands over the next few days, bringing risky wind, storm surge and rainfall hazards.


Zach Braff Wins 'Most Trenchant Tweet' on

Zach Braff Wins 'Most Trenchant Tweet' on "Evil" Sean Spicer at Emmys

Those weeks saw a shrinking Spicer: He and his colleagues scaled back television coverage of his final White House briefings, and after Sarah Huckabee Sanders was promoted to press secretary in late July, Spicer all but disappeared. Many observers viewed Spicer's inclusion in the ceremony as well as his recent selection for a visiting Harvard fellowship as institutions assisting the former administration official to rehabilitate himself in the public eye.


North Korea: UN Sanctions Motivate Acceleration of Nuclear Weapon Development

North Korea: UN Sanctions Motivate Acceleration of Nuclear Weapon Development

For his part, Trump tweeted Sunday morning that he spoke with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and in the tweet referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as " Rocket Man ". The test came in the wake of tougher sanctions imposed by the United Nations following the country's sixth nuclear test early this month . "If North Korea keeps on with this reckless behavior, if the United States has to defend itself or defend its allies in any way, North Korea will be destroyed - and we all know ...


Trump, South Korean leader discuss North Korea, 'Rocket Man'

Trump, South Korean leader discuss North Korea, 'Rocket Man'

North Korea fired an intermediate-range missile over Japan, a USA ally, early Thursday morning, which the UN Security Council said was "highly provocative" and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned as threatening to world peace. "None of us want war". His latest bout of unbridled tweeting triggered a storm of online reaction - which he slyly acknowledged with a retweet of a Bloomberg article: "What Is Trump worth to Twitter?" What to do about the North Korean crisis? Tensions have ...


Caribbean islands braced for new hurricane

Caribbean islands braced for new hurricane

The US National Hurricane Centre said Maria had maximum sustained winds of 140 kilometres per hour late on Sunday. Also Saturday, Tropical Storm Lee formed in the eastern Atlantic with sustained winds of 65 kph (40 mph). Its first landfall is expected around 8 p.m. ET in the northeast Caribbean's Leeward Islands - specifically Dominica and Martinique. Storm Team 4 says the storm will likely weaken to a tropical storm as it makes its nearest pass to the tri-state.